Arturo Vidal

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Arturo Erasmo Vidal Pardo (Spanish pronunciation: [aɾˈtuɾo eˈɾasmo βiˈðal ˈpaɾðo]; born 22 May 1987) is a Chilean professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Chilean Primera División club Colo-Colo and the Chile national team. His displays during his time at Juventus led him to be nicknamed Il Guerriero ("The Warrior"), Rey Arturo ("King Arthur") and La Piranha by the Italian press due to his hard-tackling and aggressive, tenacious style of play. Vidal started his career with Colo-Colo, where he won three Chilean Primera División titles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arturo Vidal has received more than 6,044,495 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Arturo Vidal is the 550th most popular soccer player (down from 526th in 2019), the 32nd most popular biography from Chile (up from 33rd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Chilean Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Arturo Vidal ranks 550 out of 21,273Before him are Zé Roberto, Zdeněk Zeman, Luca Toni, Igor Belanov, Diego Milito, and Eizo Yuguchi. After him are Marcos Alonso, Mário Coluna, Hisao Kami, Paul Scholes, Kiyoo Kanda, and Alessandro Altobelli.

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Among people born in 1987, Arturo Vidal ranks 9Before him are Karim Benzema, Luis Suárez, Edinson Cavani, Leonardo Bonucci, Sebastian Vettel, and Gerard Piqué. After him are Gonzalo Higuaín, Lee Min-ho, Sami Khedira, Cesc Fàbregas, David Luiz, and Maria Sharapova.

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In Chile

Among people born in Chile, Arturo Vidal ranks 32 out of 321Before him are Raúl Ruiz (1941), Jorge Alessandri (1896), Alexis Sánchez (1988), Orlando Letelier (1932), Francisco Varela (1946), and Humberto Maturana (1928). After him are Pedro Pascal (1975), Nicanor Parra (1914), Sergio Badilla Castillo (1947), Carlos Ibáñez del Campo (1877), Antonio Skármeta (1940), and Arturo Alessandri (1868).


Among soccer players born in Chile, Arturo Vidal ranks 5Before him are Elías Figueroa (1946), Iván Zamorano (1967), Leonel Sánchez (1936), and Alexis Sánchez (1988). After him are Marcelo Salas (1974), Guillermo Subiabre (1903), Jorge Toro (1939), Roberto Rojas (1957), Claudio Bravo (1983), Fernando Riera (1920), and Carlos Vidal (1902).